New York Times, Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Author: David Sullivan
Editor: Will Shortz
David Sullivan
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JKZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Sullivan. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Slap on : DAUB
5. ___ Kadiddlehopper, old TV hayseed : CLEM
9. Losing rolls : CRAPS
14. Mont Blanc, e.g., locally : ALPE
15. Classic theater name : ROXY
16. Cousin of a cockatoo : MACAW
17. Sign above a Tijuana A.T.M.? : LATENIGHTDINERO
20. 2004 Will Smith thriller : IROBOT
21. Solver's cry : AHA
22. Campsite hookup user : RVER
23. "Oh Boy! What ___" (1920's hit) : AGIRL
25. One listed on MySpace : FRIEND
27. "Why did the chicken cross the road?," e.g., in Tijuana? : POLLOQUESTION
31. "Excuse me ?" : AHEM
32. Letters before Choice or Prime : USDA
33. Web-footed mammal : OTTER
36. Plastered : LIT
37. Pick up on : GET
38. Co. informally known as Brown : UPS
40. Charlottesville sch. : UVA
41. Israel's Dayan : MOSHE
43. Brontë heroine : EYRE
45. QB Tarkenton : FRAN
46. Tijuana air freshener? : BANODEODORANT
49. Morning hour : ELEVEN
51. Japanese cartoon genre : ANIME
52. Spot for a nap : SOFA
53. Biblical verb ending : ETH
55. He did not beware the Ides of March : CAESAR
59. Advice regarding a good poker hand in Tijuana? : STANDBYYOURMANO
62. Hoops coach Thomas : ISIAH
63. Crowd sound : ROAR
64. Kind of clef : ALTO
65. Brings in : EARNS
66. Yorkshire river : OUSE
67. Cry out for : NEED
1. Painter of dreamscapes : DALI
2. Controversial spray : ALAR
3. As many as : UPTO
4. Plant yielding a fragrant oil : BEEBALM
5. Point out the pluses and minuses of : CRITIQUE
6. Enter, as a record : LOG
7. Blew out : EXHALED
8. Washington chopping down the cherry tree, e.g. : MYTH
9. Early 10th-century year : CMI
10. Went wild : RANRIOT
11. Jim Carrey title role : ACEVENTURA
12. Emoticon element, for short : PAREN
13. Duel tool : SWORD
18. NASA scrub : NOGO
19. Batty : DAFT
24. Like the Tin Man, upon discovery : RUSTED
26. Ocho ___, Jamaica : RIOS
27. Conceal, as a coin : PALM
28. Where John Glenn was senator : OHIO
29. "Gimme a break" : LETSBEFAIR
30. A Tolkien Dark Lord : SAURON
34. Politico Bayh : EVAN
35. Go ballistic : RANT
37. Trait carrier : GENE
39. Spa treatment : PEDICURE
42. Baseball's Jose Canseco, by birth : HAVANAN
44. "Me?" response : YEAHYOU
45. Ex-slave : FREEMAN
47. First-floor apartment : ONEB
48. Actor Epps : OMAR
49. Davis of "The Matrix Reloaded" : ESSIE
50. "___ luck!" : LOTSA
54. Newbie : TYRO
56. Realtor's goal : SALE
57. Part of A.M. : ANTE
58. Chancel cross : ROOD
60. Some A.L.'ers : DHS
61. West. alliance : OAS

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